Patrick Hitesman “Dawn Sail”

“Dawn Sail,” an oil painting on canvas by Patrick Hitesman is just one of the boat paintings he has a the Joyful Jewel.  This is so bright and inviting, a scene of awesome passion and a forecasting of a good sailing day. Let’s go! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call […]

Marilyn Penrod — all new art!

Marilyn Penrod is another of our artists who have brought in nearly all new art this week!  Here is a feast for the eyes of color, intensity, meaning and stunning beauty. Marilyn hanging her new work: ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our […]

Forrest Greenslade, Writer

Painter Forrest Greenslade has written two books and produced a blank nature journal.  One of the books is from his previous life as a scientist and an expert in corporate management. The other is a whimsical children’s book that he wrote with his daughter.  These are all available at the Joyful Jewel.

Donna Cassidy, Glass Art – Stained Glass

I have a background in painting and printmaking, but have always been drawn to crafts. Currently I am going in two very different craft directions. I am working in fused and stained glass for 34 years. I love this medium, but I needed to work in something I could shape directly and that was soft. […]

2016 Calendar Featuring Work by Joyful Jewel Artists

The 2016 Joyful Jewel Calendar We’re happy to offer you a calendar for the 2016 year that features a dozen of our artists. Enjoy a new image each month.   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect […]

Forrest Greenslade “English Bulldog” Sketch

“Doggie Doodle: English Bull Dog” Forrest Greenslade Pencil & Watercolor  Forrest Greenslade has been making “Doggie Doodles”, quick pencil and watercolor sketches of dogs he loves.  Of course Stanley, his own Shetland Sheep dog, stars.  Yet, I picked this one of an English Bull Dog because of it’s long searching pink tongue.  I’m waiting his […]

Shannon Bueker “Stolen Nest” at the Joyful Jewel

“Stolen Nest” Shannon Bueker Water Color Painting Recently spotted at the Joyful Jewel and still available, this picture of an avian raid, Shannon Bueker’s “Stolen Nest.”  ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect with Owner Mariah Wheeler […]

Wendy Wilkins “Lucky Slugs: Sport”

“Sport, a Lucky Slug” Wendy Wilkins polymore clay from an unique handmade mold  ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect with Owner Mariah Wheeler on LinkedIn

Emma Skurnick “Snowy Egret with Red Leaves”

“Snowy Egret with Red Leaves” Emma Skurnick Mixed Media Painting Snowy white and brilliant scarlet, how pretty together in this piece by Emma Skurnick.  Miss Egret reminds us that before too long there will be some red leaves to play among. Emma specializes in portraits of North Carolina flora and fauna rendererd in watercolor, colored […]

Journals at The Joyful Jewel

The Joyful Jewel has a rich collection of blank paged journals for gifts. Artist and Author Forrest Greenslade has a Nature Lover’s Journal with multiple dates on pages in between paintings. Painter Kate Ladd has original art on the covers of her hand made brown paper journals. Photographer Kimberly Hawks has her brilliant photographs on the covers […]